Posted Jul 20, 2009 19:35 UTC (Mon) by man_ls
In reply to: Patent threats?!
Parent article: Microsoft contributes Hyper-V drivers to the kernel
If Microsoft starts distributing the Linux kernel, things could indeed take an interesting turn of events: by distributing VFAT code they would be giving an implicit patent license to all Linux users. I bet they have already found this, so they will probably not distribute it as a whole.
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